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Devast8: Tattooed jobseeker to stand trial for violent offending | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 22, 2018
The man who rose to infamy after going public about his struggle to get a job - because he has the word Devast8 tattooed across his face - is back before the courts.Mark Cropp became internationally known last year after he spoke...
Two people hospitalised with moderate injures after car crashes into tree near Hunua Ranges | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 22, 2018
Two people have been transported to hospital with moderate injuries after their car crashed into a tree near Auckland's Hunua Ranges this afternoon.Emergency services responded to the accident at 3.30pm on White Rd, Hunua.The...
Serial wagger turned high-flying lawyer says principal's warnings about truancy 'absurd' | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 22, 2018
A high-flying lawyer who says he used to wag school regularly has called a New Zealand principal's warnings about truancy absurd. Warren McIntosh said there were often hidden reasons for a student's truancy and students should not...
Man dies after fall at Crater Lake at Mt Ruapheu | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 22, 2018
A man has died after falling into Crater Lake at Mount Ruapehu this afternoon.Emergency Services flew to the scene of the accident around 1.50pm today.The man's body had already been retrieved from the lake by the members of the...
NZ Herald News | September 22, 2018
An apology letter to Air New Zealand customers from the airline's boss shows the pressure the national carrier is under from not only worldwide aircraft engine problems but the impact of New Zealand's burgeoning tourism industry,...
Northlander Nicky Dodd fired shot as scare tactic at Tribesmen gang members | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
A man accused of killing a gang member told police he fired a shot towards a group of gang members because they had terrorised his family only hours earlier.However, Nicky Bryan Dodd said the shot was a scare tactic rather than...
Kiwi father Kurt Brunton begins radical treatment for cancer in US | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
A terminally ill New Zealand father has begun his radical treatment for an aggressive cancer after travelling to the United States for what he hopes will be a lifesaving operation.Kurt Brunton, 41, is getting immunotherapy treatment...
Govt reviewing case for new Whangārei hospital | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
A planning process is under way that could see a new public hospital built in Whangārei inside 10 years.Several ''masterplan'' scenarios have been mapped out for a hospital and expanded regional health services centre on land...
Ardern, Shipley and Clark and how we made that photo | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
As per the history books, Dame Jenny Shipley got there first. She drove herself into a parking spot under the Herald 's Auckland office and said yes please to a coffee.Once, writers had described her voice as "coffee with cream"....
Editorial: Mission Bay project needs to be very special | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
The battle of Mission Bay is heating up. Plans for a $200 million housing and retail project which promises to rejuvenate an appealing Auckland seaside suburb are shaking the comfort of some property owners stunned to discover the...
Dark web listing of stolen Lindauer painting a scam, police say | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
The offer of a Gottfried Lindauer painting stolen from a Parnell gallery for sale on the dark web has been exposed as a scam but police maintain it and a sister artwork will turn up one day.Lindauer's Chieftainess Ngatai-Raure...
Steve Braunias: The secret diary of the All Blacks defeat | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
COMMENT: SIMON BRIDGES It's not the end of the world that the All Blacks lost but let's be honest, the sky is falling. It's falling, and it's coming down hard on our hopes and dreams. It's a very, very dark day for New Zealand,...
Gore Mayor meets Mongrel Mob over drug issue | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
Gore Mayor Tracy Hicks has met Mongrel Mob leaders in Gore in an attempt to tackle drug problems in the community.A report from Gore District Council social capacity and health co-ordinator Bernadette Hunt at a council meeting on...
Street cordoned off after serious assault in Christchurch | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
Police have closed off a street in Christchurch after a serious assault overnight.A 41-year-old man was assaulted on Shands Rd, beside Hornby Mall, just after midnight. He is in a serious but stable condition in hospital. The...
Meghan Markle to open first major South Pacific art show in London | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle will open the first major arts show of South Pacific artists in the United Kingdom, featuring a number of New Zealand artists.The Oceania exhibition opens in London's Royal Academy of Arts on Tuesday,...
Ministers' nannies can travel on the taxpayer under new rules | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
The rules for ministers travelling overseas have been expanded to allow the Prime Minister or a minister with a baby to take a nanny or other carer at the taxpayer's cost - but Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the taxpayer will...
Gentlemen, start your end chins: NZ's Beard & Moustache Competition | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
Aucklanders were in for a hairy night out at the fifth annual New Zealand Beard & Moustache Competition.Facial hair enthusiasts from all over the country met at Raynham Park on Auckland's Karangahape Rd last night to compete for...
Editorial: A signal from John Tamihere could shake up Auckland politics | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
John Tamihere has been in public life for over two decades. At 40, after an early career in the law and Māori affairs, he was elected to Parliament and for a time seemed destined for high office. He got to cabinet after just...
John Tamihere: If Phil Goff doesn't sort out Auckland's housing, I'll take his job and do it myself | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
John Tamihere has thrown down the gauntlet to Phil Goff - fix Auckland's housing crisis or he will run for mayor and do it himself.The prominent Waipareira Trust chief executive is setting himself up to challenge Goff for Auckland's...
'There's no space for us' - Auckland Pride Centre plan as K Rd gentrifies | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
The gentrification of Auckland's K Rd means the area's gay culture and spaces are being lost, say residents and businesses on the central Auckland street.Rising rents and the growth of upmarket apartments, restaurants and shops...
Fertility week: One couple's struggle with male infertility | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
When Hannah and Manu Fisi' 'hoi first start trying for a baby, they had visions of half a dozen mini-me's running around their Hamilton home.The young couple couldn't have imagined that two years into their attempts to conceive...
Kiwi parents of shark attack victim thank hospitals, medical staff following horror attack | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
The Kiwi parents of a 12-year-old girl mauled by a shark in the Whitsundays say their daughter is in a critical but stable condition - and the family is focusing on her recovery.Hannah Papps became the second shark victim within...
North Island Mussels fined $219K after worker sustains horrific eye injury | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
A company was fined and ordered to pay reparations after an injury at a mussel processing plant led to a worker's eye being removed.The worker was decanting a cleaning product in January last year when a piece of tubing hit him...
Police seek mystery plane after Carterton outbreak | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
Police are seeking a mystery plane in their bid to trace the source of an outbreak that left ten Wairarapa children in hospital and dozens more ill.More than fifty children fell ill with vomiting and skin irritation at South End...
Former Green Party co-leader Russel Norman and fellow activist discharged without conviction | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
Russel Norman and fellow activist Sarah Howell have escaped conviction and penalty on a charge relating to an oil exploration protest off the Wairarapa Coast 17 months ago.The reprieve comes in a decision of Judge Arthur Tompkins...
One Hawke's Bay local is a millionaire, and doesn't know it yet | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
The winner of Lotto's Powerball on Wednesday night has not claimed their prize yet, meaning they are a millionaire who just doesn't know it yet.A spokesperson for Lotto confirmed the $2.5million winning Powerball ticket, which was...
Misdiagnosed: A cancer survivor shares her extraordinary tale | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
On June 10 2017, Killarney Jeffares' life flashed before her eyes. The words, "there's nothing we can do" echoed around her brain and she was quickly moved into palliative care. Wills were finalised, family were present and funeral...
Greg Boyed and the challenges he faced: 'Limelight comes with the job' | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
WARNING: This article is about suicide and mental health issues and may be distressing for some readers. Broadcaster Greg Boyed was planning to quit TVNZ for a new role at the National Business Review as he sought a fresh start...
Lawyer Mohammed Hanif sentenced for lying to Immigration NZ | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
A lawyer has been sentenced for knowingly providing false and misleading information to Immigration New Zealand that helped enable human trafficking.Mohammed Hanif was found guilty earlier this year and today was sentenced to 10...
Mongrel Mob member jailed for axe attack in Rotorua, judge denounces gang violence | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
Rotorua's plague of gang violence must stop, if it doesn't the city will face more tragedies, a judge has said.Judge Phillip Cooper's words came as he jailed senior Mongrel Mob member George Alan Perham for five years and three...
'Con Air' woman dumped in NZ after 20 months in custody after being charged with unlicensed driving | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
Debra Forster fights back tears as she recounts how she was bundled out of Australia to a country she doesn't know.The Gold Coast property developer left New Zealand more than 20 years ago but her life in the Lucky Country took...
Man in court accused of alleged Christchurch abduction | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
A fisherman has appeared in court accused of kidnapping a woman in Christchurch this morning.Marcel Sydney Geros, 27, made a brief appearance from custody at Christchurch District Court this afternoon. He is facing two charges...
Driver charged after Te Aroha crash forced fence railing through car and near his head | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
A young Waikato driver who narrowly escaped being killed by a wooden fence railing smashing through his car has been charged with careless driving.The young man bought the Nissan Skyline last Friday and within days had crashed into...
No marker for infertility: Study shows struggles with conception affect all Kiwis equally | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
New Zealand couples who are unable to have kids are just as likely to be rich as poor, and could be any ethnicity - according to new findings from an Otago University study. While the findings show infertility doesn't discriminate,...
Watch: Moment tourist accidentally reverses down slope after running red light in Central Otago | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
It could be a tragic story but, luckily, it's just a hilarious one.A New Zealand driver caught the moment a tourist had to reverse out of a one-lane bridge after running a red light into oncoming traffic and ended up down a bank.The...
Ten sick children assessed in Wairarapa Hospital after 'rotten eggs' smell hits Carterton school | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
Authorities are hunting for the source of the supposed chemical incident that affected dozens of people in the Wairarapa town of Carterton and put 10 children in hospital.Residents reported a strong smell-like sulphur today and...
Vehicle crashes on SH2 at Maungatawhiri in the Waikato region, causing lengthy delays | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
A vehicle which police say is "possibly a caravan" has overturned on State Highway 2, in the Waikato region, and is causing lengthy delays for travellers.The vehicle crashed around 4.45 this afternoon on SH2 near Mangatawhiri.When...
Forestry Minister Shane Jones promotes industry in Japan, China | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
Forestry Minister Shane Jones says his One Billion Trees programme is one up after he planted a cherry blossom tree at the New Zealand embassy in Japan.He was half joking, but the tree, cloned from a tree at Daigoji Temple founded...
Police responding to serious family harm incident in Pāpāmoa East | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
Police are responding to a serious family harm incident in Pāpāmoa this morning. Police said in a statement that emergency services were at the scene and police were working to establish the nature of the event.Police...
Alleged charity jar theft caught on camera in East Otago | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
A man has been caught on CCTV footage swiping a charity collection jar from under the nose of a Waikouaiti fish and chip shop owner.The footage showed the young man entering the Waikouaiti Fish Inn on Saturday, September 1 to pick...
Greenpeace's Russel Norman escapes conviction over Amazon Warrior oil survey ship protest | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
Greenpeace executive director Russel Norman has escaped conviction over a protest against an oil industry survey ship.He was charged with obstructing the ship off the coast of New Zealand, forcing it to stop its seismic blasting...
Fertility week: Caesarean and IVF followed by two 'beautiful' babies | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
Rachel Phelps is mum to two happy healthy kids, but looking back on an eight-year fight for her family, she says she's not brave enough to go through it a third time. "I won, but I felt like a wounded soldier," she says.Rachel,...
Audrey Young: Capital gains tax defining issue for Labour, NZ First | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
COMMENT: The first anniversary of last year's election – tomorrow - has delivered some less than frank reflections on that incredible campaign and result.Unsurprisingly perhaps, tax did not feature heavily in Jacinda Ardern's chapter...
Person trapped under car in Highland Park | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
A person has been trapped under a car in East Auckland.Police said they responded to an emergency call at 12.15pm from Highland Park.No further information is available at this stage.
Car and truck crash near Gisborne closing road for the night | NZ Herald News
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
A stretch of State Highway 35 east of Gisborne is closed this evening after a "serious" crash involving a truck and a car.The crash happened on Whangara Rd just east of Makarori Beach Rd around 9pm. The serious crash unit was...
NZ Herald News | September 21, 2018
High-profile Kiwi fugitive Simone Wright who evaded New Zealand police for more than a decade has been arrested in Australia on a NZ warrant relating to drug charges, indecent assault and matters of fraud.Wright was arrested by...
Our Auckland | September 21, 2018
Pest management is an important tool for ensuring the protection of New Zealand’s biodiversity. Pests in the Auckland region – including plant, animal and pathogen pests – and the Biosecurity Act have both changed in the past decade, so Auckland Council...
Our Auckland | September 21, 2018
Aotea Great Barrier Local Board has objected to plans by Coastal Resources Ltd for a marine dumping consent. The board’s submission says the sea should never be a dumpsite, that land-based solutions for the disposal of dredged material should be found,...
Our Auckland | September 21, 2018
Lake Pupuke is a 100,000-year-old volcanic lake occupying volcanic crater between the suburbs of Takapuna and Milford on the North Shore. It’s a popular recreational spot in the summer months. In the summer of 2014, algal bloom causing brown...
Our Auckland | September 21, 2018
In September, Auckland Transport and Belaire celebrated the millionth passenger trip on the West Harbour ferry since it began. The service started as a water taxi route, and in 2005 became a scheduled ferry route operated by Belaire with five sailings...